Francis Marion University

Florence, South Carolina

Overview

Address4822 East Palmetto Street
School Websitewww.fmarion.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Francis Marion University is a small public, 4-year college based in Florence, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 4,200 students applied to Francis Marion University. Of those students, 2,696 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Francis Marion University was $11,200, in addition to fees of $776. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Francis Marion University.

Francis Marion University has a 39% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Francis Marion University acceptance rate is 64%. To put this into perspective, 2,696 of the 4,200 students who applied to Francis Marion University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Francis Marion University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Francis Marion University had an SAT score between the range of 810 and 1,030. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Francis Marion University was between 17 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Francis Marion University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Francis Marion University, the tuition for in-state residents is $11,200. Combined with fees of $776, room and board costs of $8,211, other expenses of $3,637 and the $1,030 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,854.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $22,488 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Francis Marion University to $35,366 for out-of-state students.

Students at Francis Marion University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Francis Marion University was $4,520 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 67%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Francis Marion University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Francis Marion University.

Francis Marion University has a good gender split, with 69% of undergraduates being female and 31% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Carolina residents; in fact, 93% of all students reside in South Carolina. However, 4% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Francis Marion University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Francis Marion University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 23% students enroll at Francis Marion University part-time; the other 3,053 students enrolled full-time.

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